Community Volunteers

We are the community volunteers working at Cadw's Tinkinswood and St Lythan's Archaeology Project
Community Volunteers has written 4 posts for Bryn Celli Ddu Archaeology

The community at Tinkinswood: The continuation of an ancient belief

The excavations at the Tinkinswood sites ended last week. We move on to St Lythan’s Neolithic burial chamber next week, the project is not over! Very exciting times!¬†Although we have left Tinkinswood, we will be back in March 2012 with a fantastic outreach project called ‘Make and Break’ involving two local schools. This will be … Continue reading

Tinkinswood Community Archaeology

It feels like its been a long time, but only two weeks ago, we didn’t really know what was going on around Tinkinswood. Now we do…. well we know that those two anomalies were NOT Neolithic… (one being later Victorian field clearnace, and the second a modest Bronze Age Barrow), enabling us to answer the … Continue reading

Revealing the past through clearance at Tinkinswood

It’s been really busy at Tinkinswood over the past week, lots of vegetation clearance, but also lots being revealed. We are now in the last stages before the excavations begin on the 22nd of October. The excavations will be open each weekend: 29th/30th of October, and the 5th/6th of November. But now, we have another … Continue reading

My experiences so far at Tinkinswood

Welcome to our first guest blog, a very special occassion! This post is written by one of our wonderful BTCV volunteers, Rebekah Nash… she is working on clearing the monument… Hello! My name is Rebekah, and I am a Geography student on voluntary work experience from the University of Glamorgan. I desperately wanted to get … Continue reading


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